Canterbury

Crash at Fitzgerald Ave/Hereford St, Christchurch

Motorists are asked to avoid a central Christchurch intersection which is blocked due to a crash. A vehicle has reportedly flipped at the intersection of Fitzgerald Ave and Hereford Street around 8:30pm. There are no apparent injuries, however, the...... Read More

Rowers strike gold

Ashburton rowers were right in the thick of the action at last weekend’s Canterbury Championships on Lake Ruataniwha in Twizel. In a combined effort between school squads and club rowers, the entire contingent walked away with five gold medals...... Read More

Tournament ‘huge experience’

They might not have won a game, but Mid Canterbury sevens coach Sean Carter had plenty of praise for his young band of troops and their performances at the national sevens tournament over the weekend. “It was a good experience for the boys. “There...... Read More

GP found guilty of sexually offending against patients

A Christchurch doctor has been found guilty of 12 charges of sexual offences against patients. In the Christchurch District Court, Judge Jane Farish found Rakesh Kumar Chawdhry guilty of 11 charges of indecent assault and one of sexual violation. He...... Read More

One killed in Timaru crash

UPDATED 3.41PM: One person has died following a crash involving a car and a truck on the Timaru-Pareora Highway. Emergency Services were called to the crash between Half Chain Road and King Street at 2.25pm. The road is closed and is expected...... Read More

Trust opens historical site

One of Greendale’s earliest settler’s dreams is a step closer to being realised with the opening of the TW Adams Arboretum — the first stage in a three part project spearheaded by the Greendale Community Trust. This site was once...... Read More

Crash on Russley Road roundabout, Christchurch

Police and emergency services are in attendance at a crash, located at the roundabout at the intersection of Russley and Harewood Roads in Christchurch. A car and a motorbike have collided around 5:40pm. Injuries are unknown at this stage. Traffic is...... Read More

Fatal crash on Purau Port Levy Road, Canterbury

One person is dead following a crash involving a car and a motorcycle on Purau Port Levy Road, near Christchurch. The crash occurred around 5:30pm. Serious Crash Unit have been notified and the road will be closed while they investigate.   ... Read More

Appeal to identify offender in aggravated robbery

Police are continuing to make enquiries into the aggravated robbery at Trevino’s Tavern, Christchurch, early on Sunday morning. Shortly after midnight a man walked into the bar with a firearm, threatened an employee and stole cash. "Police...... Read More

Allenton bats fail again

Allenton’s grasp on the Pritchard is slipping away by the week after they lost to Coldstream by three wickets on Saturday. With wet weather hitting the Ashburton Domain throughout the week, the match was played on an artificial wicket, and it...... Read More